News Link n. 82

The news links are part of the research project GESPAM (Geopolitica, Salute Pubblica e Accesso alle Medicine/Geopolitics, Public Health and Access to Medicines), which aims to focus on the best options for the use of trade and government rules related to public health by resource-limited countries.


News Link 82

The political origins of health inequity: prospects for change

Manica Balasegaram: Drugs for the poor, drugs for the rich—why the current research and development model doesn’t deliver   

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) Hearing on India 

UNAIDS and Lancet Commission to put forward recommendations on AIDS and global health for the post-2015 debate

The global AIDS response can help in fighting hepatitis C 

Africa could manufacture its own ARVs drugs 

South Africa Promotion And Protection Of Investment Bill 2013 – A Review  


Interviews With The Candidates For WIPO Director General   

Time for a Reality Check for Neglected Diseases   

The Concept of Reproductive Health Care and Abortion: A Small Survey in Turkey and Comparative Ethical Debate

The future of aid: UNICEF Executive Board addresses funding and partnerships  

Polio immunization programme needs to be more robust: UNICEF 

USTR: “Notorious” Markets For Counterfeiting, Piracy In 2013 

Obama energy policy hurts African poor 

Nigel Lawson: David Cameron’s aid policy is doing more harm than good

Jim Kim’s ambitious World Bank reforms 

Can the World Bank’s ‘global practices’ meet country needs? 

World Bank probes Tata tea project over worker abuse in India 

Doctors Without State Borders: Practicing Across State Lines